I have been so inspired and encouraged by the 5:16 gals (and our fabulous e-mail and forum correspondence), that I thought how great it would be for others to experience them as well...or at least what we’re all learning! In fact, I want to be inspired, encouraged, and motivated by anyone out there who has something to share!
Starting today (and every Monday) I will have a Mr. Linky up where you can post on your blog and then share:
- Some advice, wisdom, practical applications, tips you've learned, etc. that you think would benefit and motivate others.
You do not have to be part of the 5:16 club to participate!
I'm picking Monday's so that everyone can have some encouragement and wisdom passed onto them to find refreshment in starting off the week. Here's how it will work:
Let’s say this past week God has really shown me about my time with Him and how I should spend it. I then pass on what I’ve learned on how to spend that time by writing a post about it and then link to Mr. Linky like this:
Sarah Mae (devotion resources)
(Linked directly to the post so that people don't get confused.)
Make sure you link back here so others can join!
So, here goes!
I LOVE THE 5:16 CLUB! I don't necessarily love it when the alarm goes off, but once I'm up and sitting comfy cozy on my couch with my warm coffee and bible, I am a happy little peach! Knowing that I have so many women praying for me is so encouraging as well - I know all the prayers have helped in getting my behind up to start the day with the Lord!
One thing I have really soaked in this week is how important our time is. Ephesians 5:15-17 says this:
"Be very careful, then, how you live - not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil."
The literal rendering of Ephesians 5:16 is "redeeming the time." We are redeeming our mornings, and in turn our days, for the Lord!
Therefore, I now propose that we change the name of the 5 AM club to the 5:16 AM club (after Ephesians 5:16) - what do you think? (Who doesn't want an extra 16 minutes of sleep?!)
I can't wait to hear what you all are learning and what thoughts you have to share with the rest of us! Have a wonderful day!